latex interpreter sprintf issue

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Hi,
I would like insert text in my figure y = 10mm_x=1, I tried as follows, but it throws below error
Suggestions please !!
String scalar or character vector must have valid interpreter syntax: $Y= 10mm
text(0.7,1.05,(sprintf('$Y= 10mm\_{x} = %dmm$', i)),'FontSize',16,'Color','black','Interpreter','latex');

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Voss
Voss on 15 Feb 2022
Edited: Voss on 15 Feb 2022
Since there is a backslash (for the latex format) inside the sprintf format string, you must escape it (i.e., put another backslash before it) so that sprintf() doesn't interpret it as a format specifier:
i = 1;
text(0.7,1.05,(sprintf('$Y= 10mm\\_{x} = %dmm$', i)),'FontSize',16,'Color','black','Interpreter','latex');

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